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To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

The U.S. recovery story is intact and the real side of the U.S. economy looks very positive. But you have concerns on the accounting front and they are very hard to quantify. (Quote by - Steven Englander)

A modern computer is an electronic wonder that performs complex mathematical calculations and intricate accounting tabulations in one ten-thousandth of a second -- and then mails out statements ten days late. (Quote by - Paul Sweeney)

Political elections are a good deal like marriages, there's no accounting for anyone's taste. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Home base is the support system where we have a culinary team, my own writers because of the shows and the books and stuff, we have a culinary team of about six people. Marketing, public relations, accounting and all that sort of stuff. (Quote by - Emeril Lagasse)

Most people are of the view that this is long overdue. It probably would have happened a few years ago, had there not been the criminal and accounting issues around Tyco. (Quote by - Frank Aquila)

The PBGC does not appear to have a corner yet in the real world. The positive results this year compared to last are a result of accounting decisions as to how much of the longer-term losses to reflect last year, this year and presumably next year. We still have an average loss of $7 billion to $8 billion a year for the last four years. (Quote by - Douglas Elliott)

The American people already have serious concerns about the Bush-Cheney administration giving Halliburton $7 billion in no-bid Iraq contracts. These new reports about accounting gimmicks at Halliburton while Cheney was CEO only reinforce those concerns. It's no wonder people think this White House has trouble with the truth and lacks credibility. (Quote by - Chad Clanton)

If a government chooses to implement public sector accounting standards, in almost all cases it will imply a significant increase in accounting effort, and the reason for that is quite simple: because most governments account extremely badly for all of their financial transactions. Implementing the set of standards generally, and this one in particular, would mean that governments would have to improve their accounting systems. (Quote by - Ian Ball)

The difficulty is that accounting bombs have been dropping on a regular basis. What needs to happen before the confidence is back is you need to see a series of good news, a bunch of companies doing better than expected. (Quote by - Robert Zagunis)

Easter is the third-biggest seasonal driver for retailers in malls. The Christmas season November and December accounted for 25 percent of their sales last year. The beginning of summer May and June accounted for 15. 4 percent of total sales last year. Then came March and April, accounting for 12 percent of sales. (Quote by - Patrice Duker)

When a manufacturing engineer is hired to create new products but insists on sharing his "wisdom" in accounting with the company controller, he is not going to last long in that company. (Quote by - Chin-Ning Chu)

Bourgeois society is infected by monomania: the monomania of accounting. For it, the only thing that has value is what can be counted in francs and centimes. It never hesitates to sacrifice human life to figures which look well on paper, such as national budgets or industrial balance sheets. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

They're finally going to get their accounting. For once we've gotten something right for the Indians. (Quote by - Ross Swimmer)

WorldCom could occur in any era, it's more traditional book cooking. It's hard to think of another one of these cases really is like Enron in the sense that it raises fundamental questions of accounting and financial reporting. (Quote by - Sam Buell)

There was no improper accounting of money. All money was appropriately accounted for. (Quote by - Craig Ross)

Aggressive accounting does not mean illegal accounting. (Quote by - Kenneth Lay)

Investors looked to KPMG for tax advice. They looked to us as an investment adviser to execute a variety of stock and option transactions, We got out of the business of working with large accounting firms more than five years ago. (Quote by - Michael Gross)

Overall, we're happy with the level of underlying earnings in the third quarter. The prospect of future accounting restatements disappoints us, but it's likely most of them are out of the way. (Quote by - Peter Streit)

In the corporate world, sometimes things aren`t exactly black and white when it comes to accounting procedures. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

In theory, a merger between two big vendors means retailers would be dealing eventually with one accounting unit and one distribution unit rather than a different set of units for both companies. (Quote by - Tom Doyle)

Thou whom avenging pow'rs obey, Cancel my debt (too great to pay) Before the sad accounting day. (Quote by - Wentworth Dillon)

I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting. (Quote by - Anna Chlumsky)

They were all excited and eager to work. We even found a worker with three to four years of candy-making experience and one with a strong accounting background, We`re now working out some transportation arrangements to get them to and from Camp Willia. (Quote by - David Newman)

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